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    Re: Boot Loader settings for Win 10

    The Ubuntu documentation on dual booting with windows 10 is at the link below. You need to check to see if your drive is GPT as if it is, you need windows and Ubuntu installed in UEFI mode.
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  2. Re: help moving linux boot partition to its own disk

    You can use Disk Management in windows to expand the OS partition. Don't do anything with the EFI partition.
    So you need to mount the partition you want to access on the external drive from Ubuntu....
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    Re: Help w/ Live USB & BIOS

    Did you verify that the download of the Ubuntu iso was uncorrupted on the the download using an md5 cheksum?
    How, meaning what software did you use, did you create the Ubuntu usb?
    You make a...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: How to install a new .iso onto an SSD while in windows?

    If windows is using UEFI it must be on a GPT disk. This is not the case for Ubuntu or other Linux systems. The best site to use for dual booting windows 10 uefi w/ubuntu is the official...
  5. Re: Booting Windows... Grub menu is hidden. No UEFI for Windows 10

    Apparently you haven't seen the site below which is the official Ubuntu documentation on dual booting with a windows UEFI system.

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI
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    Re: Formatting Portable SSD

    Most Linux systems do not have the software installed by default to use/access exfat filesystems and I don't believe Ubuntu does either. ntfs is of course supported as indicated above. You could...
  7. Thread: boot problem

    by yancek
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    Re: boot problem

    In order to boot the Ubuntu from a usb you would have had to make a change in the boot options in the BIOS firmware to boot from the usb. Did you change it back to the hard drive? If you simply...
  8. Re: Hi! Started using UBUNTU again after some years.

    I'm not clear on what you are asking about your user/administrator account. It is not possible to install and have a functioning Ubuntu system without creating one user. That will be your primary...
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    Re: Starting dual boot Ubuntu

    The UEFI boot order you posted in post 4 above shows windows as booting before ubuntu. You should be able to move ubuntu up or windows down. Check options in the BIOS, I don't use Toshiba so am not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub commandline sometimes when booting

    Have you run sudo update-grub since your menuentries do not show in grub.cfg but only in the /etc/grub.d files
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    Re: WUBI crashes / hangs on install

    Maybe this is just a terminology thing, but you can't install Ubuntu using WUBI without having an installation of windows as it is installed inside the windows system Brief overview of it at the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub commandline sometimes when booting

    If you create a mount point for sda3 and mount it and do not see an ubuntu directory with efi files for ubuntu, then it isn't used. The info in boot repair seems to indicate that ubuntu used...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: I have 2 x 2TB hdd's how to find which one I am booting from. Please

    Your boot repair output shows at the very top that the only drive with boot code in the MBR pointing to a functioning core.img file is on sdc. The model and serial number are on line 199 of boot...
  14. Re: Can't install Linux mint or ElementaryOS: garbled pixels appear on screen.

    If I'm reading your post correctly, you seem to be having trouble with a login loop as described at the link below. If that is the case, you could try the solution explained at this link. This is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub commandline sometimes when booting

    You have windows boot code in the MBR of the 1TB drive which is unusual as it is a GPT drive and windows won't boot GPT unless it is an EFI install. An EFI install doesn't put anything in the MBR. ...
  16. Re: installing 18.04 from unetbootin stick to a different usb device

    The link below is also a fairly detailed explanation of dual booting windows 7 and Ubuntu which includes images of the various screens you will see in the different steps. You don't need to have an...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub commandline sometimes when booting

    More details can be obtained on your specific situation by going to the site below, download boot repair using the 2nd option explained on that page, running boot repair as instructed using the...
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    Re: Windows won't boot after using linux

    In order to boot Ubuntu from the usb, you needed to change the boot priority in the BIOS In order to go back to booting the OS installed on the drive of the computer, you simply change the boot...
  19. Re: installing 18.04 from unetbootin stick to a different usb device

    I'm not sure what you mean by the 'unetbootin desktop'. If you have used unetbootin to put a live version of Ubuntu on a usb with the installer, you should see the standard Ubuntu desktop and use...
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    Re: Windows won't boot after using linux

    You need to access the BIOS firmware on the computer and change the boot options to boot the windows boot manager since it is currently set to boot the USB on which the 'live' Ubuntu installer...
  21. Re: Can't reboot after restart: Couldn't get size: 0x80000000000000e

    Take a look at the link below, post #6 with a possible solution. Make a note of what you do if it fails so you can go back to the original settings.
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  22. [ubuntu] Re: I cannot Copy files from downloads to my other volume

    If you are in your user Downloads directory where the Core.pdf file you want to copy is, just do:

    cp Core.pdf /media/mzaid/40680CD1680CC79C/

    Don't put Core.pdf at the end of the destination...
  23. Thread: new laptop boot

    by yancek
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    Re: new laptop boot

    Was the original SSD with Ubuntu an EFI install? Windows 10 is almost certainly EFI. If Ubuntu was not an EFI install on the original drive, the you would need to access the BIOS and set it to...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 18.04 not booting after Uninstalling Windows 10 from Dual Boot

    I'm not familiar with "OSuninstaller". The standard method to accomplish your initial goal would be to simply format the unmounted windows partitions w/gparted from Ubuntu with a Linux filesystem. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: command does not work through CRON

    Are you running that command from cron as you posted it, with a set time? Better chance to get it working if you put the commands in a script and then create a cron entry with the complete/full path...
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